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The Box House

Prospect, Nova Scotia

A true architectural delight sitting on the water's edge in Canada's Nova Scotia.

  • 8
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 bathrooms
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£590-2478 per week

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Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 7 nights

How to book

The Box House is owned and managed by Thomas.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Thomas.

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The highlights
  • Private ocean resort sitting on a 5-acre plot.
  • Advanced modern architectural design.
  • Large open plan living and dining area with floor-to-ceiling windows.
  • Spectacular views across the water to the smaller islands.
  • Decked area with heated pool connected to the house.
  • Further deck among the rocks alongside a private sandy beach.
  • City of Halifax and all its amenities only 40 minutes away.

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You should know
  • Not suitable for pets.
  • Be prepared to go off-grid! There is no WiFi.

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The detail

Occupy your own private ocean resort at The Box House, an architectural delight sitting on the water's edge in Canada's Nova Scotia. The property enjoys absolute solitude surrounded by peaceful nature and breathtaking views.

The house has been built in an advanced modern style that will impress those staying before they even get inside. Set on its own 5-acre plot, The Box House accommodates up to 8 guests in a stylish and cleverly designed getaway that contrasts with its natural surroundings, yet at the same time perfectly fits in.

The expansive open plan living and dining room is the social hub, offering fantastic views across the bay through floor-to-ceiling windows. There is a sofa and armchairs to relax in and board games and books for entertainment, as well as a dining table seating up to 8 people. A large hatch looks into the kitchen, which sits in its own box room in the centre of the building. It is fully equipped, complete with a fridge, freezer, oven, dishwasher, coffee machine, and everything else required to make culinary delights. There is also a laundry area with washer and dryer.

Hallways running along the side of the house lead to the stairs and the 4 bedrooms. There are 3 double bedrooms and 1 twin room, as well as 3 private bathrooms inside and a further pool house bathroom. It is outside where this getaway shines even further, with a wind protected sun deck and heated pool connected to the main building. From here guests can step down onto their own private beach and beautiful swimming bay, or walk along the wooden boardwalk to another deck integrated among the rocks that looks out to the smaller islands. With 2 kayaks, wetsuits, lifejackets, and fishing gear also provided, there is plenty of opportunity to get out on the water.

Although set in its own remote location, The Box House is only 40 minutes from the city of Halifax and its shops, bars, restaurants and museums. Nature lovers may also enjoy the nearby National Parks of Kejim-Kuchik and Cape Breton, as well as taking the opportunity to go whale watching.

Features
Essential
  • Family Friendly
  • Swimming Pool
  • Heating
  • No Dogs
  • No Smoking
Living Spaces
  • Stairgate
  • Mosquito netting
  • Games/Books
Kitchen/Utility
  • Highchair
  • Fridge
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Tumble dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Coffee machine
  • Dishwasher
Bed/Bath
  • Cot
  • Bath
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels (bath)
  • Towels (beach)
Tech
  • Stereo music system
Outside
  • Garden/Outdoor Space
  • BBQ
Also Available
  • Off road free parking
  • Sauna
Nearby
  • Beach (sea)
  • Markets
  • Restaurants
  • Pub/Bar
  • Horse riding
  • Historical sites
  • Boat trips
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Museums/Galleries
  • Wildlife
  • Bird watching
  • Supermarket/food shop
£590-2478 per week
more

Please note that the minimum stay for this property is 7 nights

SAVE TO WISHLIST
Availability

We don't have live availability info for this property. Please enquire for specific dates.

How to book

The Box House is owned and managed by Thomas.

You can ask a question or make a booking request directly with Thomas.

Request To Book
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  Nearest Airport
Halifax Airport, 50 minutes

Detailed pricing info

Low season April-May:
1-4 guests - 1,000 CAD plus end cleaning 175 CAD
5-8 guests 1,400 CAD plus end cleaning 225 CAD

High season June-September with heated pool:
1-4 guests 3,200 CAD plus end cleaning 175 CAD
5-8 guests 4,100 CAD plus end cleaning 225 CAD

safety deposit 750 CAD

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